Home | Research Alliances | Mathematics and Science Research Alliance

Mathematics and Science Research Alliance


The Mathematics and Science Research Alliance (MSRA) works with state education agency  coordinators in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), leaders from state mathematics and science professional organizations, and interested educators to provide guidance and insight into important issues, such as curriculum, instructional materials, assessments, and teacher evaluation, which affect STEM disciplines in the Central states.

Research Alliance Events

Webinar: Coaching Perspectives for Mathematics Classrooms

Date: March 2015 (archived)

Webinar: Sustainable Coaching for Science Teachers: Distance-Based Peer Coaching

Date: May 2015 (archived)

Webinar: Coaching to Assist Teachers with Struggling Mathematics Students

Date: September 2015 (archived)

  Goals Include…

  1. To raise awareness and deepen understanding of how the K-12 education system is responding to changes.
  2. To identify and share information about professional development opportunities being offered in states to support implementation of changes.
  3. To increase understanding of how key stakeholders (policy makers, leaders in business and industry, higher education, non-governmental organizations, teacher unions, and the general public) are exerting influence on changes.
  4. To identify and share communications materials and resources for various audiences.


information flyer

 The content from resources does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of REL Central, IES, or the U.S. Department of Education, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.

Web Resources

Mathematics Science Partnerships:

IES Practice Guides:

Learn more about this IES Practice Guide in this short video clip.
Teaching strategies for improving Algebra prac guide imageSZknowledge in middle school and high school students: A practice guide

2013 Webinar Archives

JohnSsz1smJohn T. Sutton, PhD
(800) 922-3636
Xin-photowebsz1 Xin Wang, PhD